BROOKS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROOKS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Putin is like other religious extremists around world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693712-82/putin-religious-russian-brooks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57693712-82/putin-religious-russian-brooks.html.csp">Letter: Putin is like other religious extremists around world</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T01:01:03.052-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a Ukrainian growing up in the Soviet Union and being part of Russian and, more broadly, Slavic culture, I can confidently say that David Brooks is exactly right when he writes for the New York Times that the foundation of Putin’s actions is his belief in “Russian exceptionalism,” which is an idea that “Russia has its own unique spiritual status and purpose” (“Putin believes in Russian exceptionalism,” Opinion, March 4) Brooks quotes one of Putin’s favorite philosophers, Ivan Ilyin, who write...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693712@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Ukraine beats US 2-0 in soccer exhibition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57637791-77/cup-ukraine-brooks-june.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57637791-77/cup-ukraine-brooks-june.html.csp">Ukraine beats US 2-0 in soccer exhibition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T16:33:35.428-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LARNACA, Cyprus • On a night that gave a small contingent of Ukrainian fans an opportunity to wave their flags and unite amid a political crisis back home, their national soccer team eased past the United States 2-0 Wednesday in an exhibition game shifted from Kharkiv to a Mediterranean island nation 600 miles to the south. Andriy Yarmolenko scored in the 12th minute and Marco Devic in the 68th as Ukraine exposed the shaky American central defense of Oguchi Onyewu and Anthony Brooks. Ukraine’s p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57637791@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:33:35 MDT Utah high court weighs appeal in Pennsylvania man's adoption case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57632815-78/brooks-adoption-utah-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57632815-78/brooks-adoption-utah-law.html.csp">Utah high court weighs appeal in Pennsylvania man's adoption case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T22:42:02.534-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An attorney for a Pennsylvania man told the Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday that the state should not allow “forum shopping” by birth mothers who simply are trying to avoid complying with adoption law in their home states. Attorney Wes Hutchins asked the court to find his client, Jacob David Brooks of Erie, Pa., was improperly kept from intervening in his son’s adoption two years ago because Utah law, unlike Pennsylvania’s law, does not require notice in cases where a child is conceived as a resu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57632815@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:42:02 MDT Brooks: Putin believes in Russian Exceptionalism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57630772-82/russia-putin-russian-ilyin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57630772-82/russia-putin-russian-ilyin.html.csp">Brooks: Putin believes in Russian Exceptionalism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T17:30:30.45-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even cynics like to feel moral. Even hard-eyed men who play power politics need to feel that their efforts are part of a great historic mission. So as he has been throwing his weight around the world, Vladimir Putin has been careful to quote Russian philosophers from the 19th and 20th centuries like Nikolai Berdyaev, Vladimir Solovyov and Ivan Ilyin. Putin doesn’t only quote these guys; he wants others to read them. As Maria Snegovaya pointed out recently in The Washington Post, the Kremlin rece...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57630772@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:30:30 MDT Former editor of British tabloid admits paying officials for leaks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607475-68/public-brooks-editor-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607475-68/public-brooks-editor-officials.html.csp">Former editor of British tabloid admits paying officials for leaks</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T19:34:19.482-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 07:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks admitted in court Thursday that she sometimes paid public officials for information, but insisted she only did so when it was in the public interest. The ex-chief of Rupert Murdoch’s U.K. newspapers had authorized payments “half a dozen” times. “My view at the time was that there had to be an overwhelming public interest to justify payments in the very narrow circumstances of a public official being paid for information directly in line wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576074752014-02-27T19:34:19.482-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T19:34:19.482-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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He noticed a beautiful woman smiling at him from the front row, so, after the recital, he made a beeline for her and introduced himself. Within seven seconds he came to two realizations. First, he was going to marry this woman. Second, she didn’t speak a word of English, and he didn’t speak a word of Spanish or Catalan, which were her languages. When he got home, he realized that if he was goin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57579751@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:32:02 MDT Hacking trial: Blair offered to advise Murdoch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57567619-79/brooks-blair-murdoch-hacking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57567619-79/brooks-blair-murdoch-hacking.html.csp">Hacking trial: Blair offered to advise Murdoch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T09:15:02.336-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to work as an unofficial adviser to Rupert Murdoch as revelations of illegal phone hacking engulfed the mogul’s media empire, according to an email made public Wednesday at the trial of several former Murdoch lieutenants. Prosecutor Andrew Edis read aloud an email sent by Rebekah Brooks, then chief executive of Murdoch’s British newspapers, to Murdoch’s son and deputy James on July 11, 2011. In it, Brooks said she had spent an hour on th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575676192014-02-19T09:15:02.336-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-19T09:15:02.336-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57567619@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:15:02 MDT